An alumnus continues a long legacy of giving to help meet the need for scholarship funding

When Wesley R. “Wes” Elingburg saw the cover story in the spring 2013 edition of The Magazine of Western Carolina revealing that only 7 percent of Western Carolina students receive scholarships from the university, he was moved to take action.

A former executive with Laboratory Corporation of America in Burlington, Elingburg recently made a $300,000 commitment that will provide significant scholarship support to students enrolled in WCU’s Honors College who have demonstrated financial need.

Read the full story in the winter issue of The Magazine of Western Carolina University.